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Course Unit Title : Nuclear Structure
Course Unit Code : 01FZK6131
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Understanding of state of a particle in a central nuclear potential.
Understanding of state of a particle in harmonik oscillator potential.
Understanding of rotations in quantum mechanics.
Understanding of general nuclear shell model theory.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Historical Survey: Some discussion on the success of shell model theory of the nucleus from 1930s.
Single Particle in a Central Potential: Non-relativistic Schrödinger equation and its solutions, Spherical harmonics, Spin-orbit interaction, and Single nucleon magnetic moments.
Harmonic Oscillator Potential: Harmonic oscillator Hamiltonian and eigenfunctions, And Particles interacting by a two-body harmonic potential.
Rotations in Quantum Mechanics: Rotation of a Scalar Field-Rotation Group, General Groups of Transformations, Representations of the Rotation Operator, Product Representations and Irreducibility, Tensors, Spherical Tensors, Irreducible Tensors, Tensor Product, Spherical Tensor Operators, Calculation of Matrix Elements.
The Nuclear Shell Model: One Particle Excitations, Two-particle Systems: Identical Nucleons, There Particle Systems and Beyond, Non-identical Systems: Isospin, Large-Scale Shell Model Calculations.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : The state of a particle in a central nuclear potential.
The state of a particle in harmonik oscillator potential.
Understanding of rotations in quantum mechanics.
Understanding of general nuclear shell model theory.
Course Aims : To understand essentials of nuclear shell model theory.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Kris L. G. Heyde, ? The Nuclear Shell Model?, Springer-Verlag Publ., Berlin, 1994
Additional Resources : I. Talmi, ?Simple Models of Complex Nuclei? , Harwood Academic Publ., Switzerland, 1993.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
4 10 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
169  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
4 50
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Historical Survey: Some discussion on the success of shell model theory of the nucleus from 1930s.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 1
2 Single Particle in a Central Potential: Non-relativistic Schrödinger equation and its solutions
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 2
3 Single Particle in a Central Potential: Spherical harmonics
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 2
4 Single Particle in a Central Potential: Spin-orbit interaction
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 2
5 Single Particle in a Central Potential: Single nucleon magnetic moments.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 2
6 Harmonic Oscillator Potential: Harmonic oscillator Hamiltonian and eigenfunctions.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 2
7 Harmonic Oscillator Potential: Particles interacting by a two-body harmonic potential.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 2
8 Rotations in Quantum Mechanics: Rotation of a Scalar Field-Rotation Group, General Groups of Transformations, Representations of the Rotation Operator.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 3
9 Rotations in Quantum Mechanics: Rotation of a Scalar Field-Rotation Group, General Groups of Transformations, Representations of the Rotation Operator.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 3
10 Rotations in Quantum Mechanics: Product Representations and Irreducibility, Tensors, Spherical Tensors, Irreducible Tensors, Tensor Product, Spherical Tensor Operators, Calculation of Matrix Elements.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 3
11 Rotations in Quantum Mechanics: Product Representations and Irreducibility, Tensors, Spherical Tensors, Irreducible Tensors, Tensor Product, Spherical Tensor Operators, Calculation of Matrix Elements.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 3
12 The Nuclear Shell Model: One Particle Excitations, Two-particle Systems: Identical Nucleons.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 4
13 The Nuclear Shell Model: There Particle Systems and Beyond.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 4
14 The Nuclear Shell Model: Non-identical Systems: Isospin, Large-Scale Shell Model Calculations.
  Study Materials: Textbook: Chap. 4